Sadhu Sadhu Sadhu!
It will be a delight to test this version! I will let you know about any
"shortcomings". A huge portion of mudita directed to you ;-)
On 10/7/06, Pavel Bure <pavelbure@...> wrote:
> Hello Lennart,
> I decided to devote this full-moon Uposatha day for completing the new
> version of my program. So I did.
> I removed old version from sourceforge and published version 2.0 together
> with a new Pali Canon
> Library for PocketPC.
> Here is what's new:
> - new Pali Canon library format designed for faster performance. Now I
> have one binary index file that holds
> information about all the book contents. The pali texts themselves are
> packaged in zip files containing no
> more than 500 files in each.
> - "select book" tree control loads ALL nodes on user request. Now it loads
> child nodes when the user taps to
> expand their parent. This results in better performance and less memory
> - the book hierarchy is improved to show c14 paragraphs as children of c13
> paragraphs. previously they were on
> the same level. This change is also reflected in the "book contents"
> dropdown in the main window.
> - added images to tree control, so now it is easier to find items that can
> be opened.
> - some parts of code rewritten to use automatic memory management. this is
> to prevent memory leaks and memory
> - better code design. C++ was my first programming language, but i haven't
> been using it for several years. It
> took some time to remember how things should be done.
> - new version of CSCDBookConverter. The new version makes it possible to
> create a custom library. You can
> create a library containing only mula of Sutta Pitaka for instance.
> I have committed my changes for PaliTextReader and CDCDBookConverter code
> in the SVN repositiory.
> This can be called an official BETA version. If you have time, you could
> do the testing. For this, you will
> need to uninstall the previous version together with Pali Canon Library.
> Make sure you delete the directory
> where the application was installed. This is necessary since bookmark file
> format has been changed.
> The first start of Pali Text Reader is slow due to indexing. That is
> Best regards,
> Pavel mailto:pavelbure@...